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Prize For Potter At 2011 Baftas

The cast and crew behind the HARRY POTTER franchise are to be honoured with a special award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) prizegiving.Potter author J.K. Rowling and producer David Heyman...

Harry Potter Movies To Receive Bafta

The 'Harry Potter' film franchise will receive the award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at this year's BAFTAs.JK Rowling - who wrote the books the movies are based on - and producer David Heyman...

Mulligan Steps Out With Redmayne

CAREY MULLIGAN has found love again after her split from SHIA LABEOUF - she's dating fellow Brit EDDIE REDMAYNE.The An Education star stepped out with the model/actor in New York over the weekend (29-30Jan11) and...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11). His fellow...

Bond Composer John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Monday morning (31Jan11), according...

Rahman 'Blessed' By Oscar Nominations

Indian composer A.R. RAHMAN has been left stunned by his double Oscar nomination for his work on DANNY BOYLE's 127 HOURS.The Slumdog Millionaire Oscar winner is in the mix again for his film score and...

Pike Disappointed By Bafta Choices

ROSAMUND PIKE has taken aim at BAFTA bosses for overlooking U.K. films in favour of their American counterparts, insisting it's a "real shame" her MADE IN DAGENHAM co-star SALLY HAWKINS was snubbed in this year's...

The King's Speech Crowned Top Movie In Britain Again

THE KING'S SPEECH refuses to be dethroned in the U.K. - COLIN FIRTH's drama has topped Britain's box office chart for the second week running.The film, about stuttering monarch King George VI, scooped a massive...

Natalie Portman: 'Black Swan Costumes Helped Character Creation'

Natalie Portman needed costumes to get into character on 'Black Swan'. The Hollywood beauty - who was yesterday nominated for a BAFTA for her performance in the film about a psychologically-troubled ballerina - admits the...

The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Nods

Coming as no surprise whatsoever, The King's Speech dominated the list of nominations for Britain's BAFTA awards, the equivalent of America's Oscars. The critically acclaimed film, which is also a frontrunner in the Oscar race,...

Colin Firth Marches On With Bafta Nomination For Kings Speech

COLIN FIRTH, the British actor who took home the prize for 'Best Actor' at Sunday evening's GOLDEN GLOBES, has continued his successful run through this year's award season after he was nominated for a BAFTA...

Dominic Cooper: 'Mamma Mia 2 Is Very Unlikely'

Dominic Cooper is "unlikely" to reunite with ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried for a second 'Mamma Mia' movie. The British actor - who portrayed love interest Sky in the 2008 musical comedy - admits he is not...

The King's Speech Leads Bafta Nominations

Critically-acclaimed THE KING'S SPEECH is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb11), after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King...

The King's Speech Leads Bafta Nominations

Critically-acclaimed THE KING'S SPEECH is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb11), after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King...

Andrews & Hershey Reunite?

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS and BLACK SWAN actress BARBARA HERSHEY have reportedly reunited more than a year after ending their romance.The British actor, 42, met Hershey on the set of independent film Drowning on Dry...

Gemma Arterton Wants Aronofsky Collaboration

Gemma Arterton wants to work with Darren Aronofsky. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress cites the director's ballet thriller 'Black Swan' as her favourite movie of the last 12 months and has issued an open plea for...

Firth's Stutter Returned For A Single Man Speech

COLIN FIRTH was left red-faced after winning an award for his role in A SINGLE MAN because the stutter he perfected for THE KING'S SPEECH returned as he picked up the trophy.The actor won a...

Plan B Worried About Bafta Judging Role

British singer/actor PLAN B was wary about joining the panel for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming BAFTA Awards - as he feared the actors would think him unworthy to judge their performances.Plan...

Plan B: 'Ill Manors Will Be Something Different'

Plan B thinks he "has something" better than any other film director because he had to make a feature on a budget. The British star - real name Ben Drew - has recently completed shooting...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

Garfield & Stone Up For Bafta Rising Star Award

ANDREW GARFIELD is set to battle it out with his SPIDER-MAN co-star EMMA STONE for the prestigious Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.The two actors, who...

Andrew Garfield Among Rising Star Nominees

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are among the five nominees for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's BAFTAs. The 'Spider-Man' stars are joined by Gemma Arterton, Tom Hardy and Aaron Johnson on the...

The King's Speech & Black Swan Lead The Baftas Longlist

Hotly-tipped Oscars contenders THE KING'S SPEECH and BLACK SWAN look set to dominate the 2011 British Academy Film Awards after earning 15 nominations apiece in the event's longlist.Both films will compete in the Best Film...

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the first six months...

New Scorsese/de Niro Collaboration Confirmed

MARTIN SCORSESE has confirmed he is reuniting with ROBERT DE NIRO for the first time since 1995 crime classic CASINO.Rumours the pair was in talks to star in their ninth collaboration surfaced earlier this year...

Matt Damon To Join Sci-fi Movie Elysium?

Matt Damon is in talks to join the cast of 'Elysium'.The Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter is reportedly in early negotiations to appear in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi drama alongside the star of 'District 9' -...

Busy Walters Misses Out On Dream Role

Actress JULIE WALTERS was forced to turn down a dream role in her favourite British TV show CORONATION STREET earlier this year (10) - because she was too busy making movies.The Harry Potter star was...

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